The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 225 249 350
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +101
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 575 575 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.39% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 461 512 248
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37708 41365 37406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.45% 84.78% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31658 34388 31121
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 67 £55,000 +4.76% 20
Dagenham - 8 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £38,066 - 2
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 -
Harrow 0 3 - -
Uxbridge -4 2 £45,000 - 1
Croydon - 2 £56,250 - 1
Chessington - 1 £35,000 -
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 958 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (44.40%) Scrum
3 295 (26.04%) QA
4 275 (24.27%) E-Commerce
5 238 (21.01%) Business Analysis
6 234 (20.65%) SQL
6 234 (20.65%) Finance
7 227 (20.04%) Use Case
8 201 (17.74%) Retail
9 195 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
10 186 (16.42%) Project Management
11 180 (15.89%) JIRA
11 180 (15.89%) SDLC
12 176 (15.53%) Java
13 170 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
14 169 (14.92%) TDD
15 164 (14.47%) User Experience
16 149 (13.15%) HTML
17 142 (12.53%) JavaScript
17 142 (12.53%) Degree
17 142 (12.53%) BDD
18 136 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 131 (11.56%) Waterfall
20 126 (11.12%) CSS
21 123 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 122 (10.77%) Marketing
23 118 (10.41%) Kanban
24 114 (10.06%) Banking
24 114 (10.06%) C#
24 114 (10.06%) UML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (5.65%) Confluence
2 38 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.18%) Apache Pig
4 33 (2.91%) CMS
5 20 (1.77%) Node.js
6 17 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.50%) JBoss
7 6 (0.53%) Apache
7 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.44%) Drupal
8 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.35%) Mule
10 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.26%) SAS
11 2 (0.18%) FileNet
11 2 (0.18%) IIS
11 2 (0.18%) Moodle
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.088%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.088%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 78 (6.88%) MS Visio
2 62 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.21%) Photoshop
5 20 (1.77%) MS Office
6 8 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.62%) InDesign
7 7 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) MS Project
9 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.088%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.088%) Endur
3 1 (0.088%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (3.18%) Amazon S3
2 36 (3.18%) Amazon EMR
3 33 (2.91%) SaaS
4 20 (1.77%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.06%) IBM Blueworks
6 6 (0.53%) Force.com
7 5 (0.44%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.088%) IaaS
10 1 (0.088%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.088%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.91%) HTTP
2 24 (2.12%) Internet
3 16 (1.41%) Network Security
4 12 (1.06%) CTI
5 4 (0.35%) Intranet
5 4 (0.35%) MVNO
6 3 (0.26%) VPN
6 3 (0.26%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) IPv4
6 3 (0.26%) IPv6
6 3 (0.26%) SAN
7 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.18%) DSL
8 1 (0.088%) Connectrix
8 1 (0.088%) Skype
8 1 (0.088%) LDAP
8 1 (0.088%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.74%) MongoDB
2 46 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.71%) Hadoop
4 42 (3.71%) SQL Server
5 40 (3.53%) Big Data
6 36 (3.18%) Mahout
6 36 (3.18%) Apache Hive
6 36 (3.18%) Impala
7 30 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.77%) MySQL
10 19 (1.68%) QlikView
11 16 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.97%) Data Mart
14 11 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 180 (15.89%) JIRA
2 104 (9.18%) Cucumber
3 94 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 93 (8.21%) Selenium
5 81 (7.15%) Git (software)
6 67 (5.91%) WebDriver
7 58 (5.12%) JUnit
8 52 (4.59%) Maven
9 41 (3.62%) Ant
10 40 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (3.35%) Subversion
12 36 (3.18%) Yeoman
13 32 (2.82%) TestNG
14 30 (2.65%) Visual Studio
15 29 (2.56%) Eclipse
15 29 (2.56%) HP UFT
16 27 (2.38%) JBehave
17 25 (2.21%) SoapUI
18 18 (1.59%) TeamCity
19 14 (1.24%) WATIR
General
1 234 (20.65%) Finance
2 201 (17.74%) Retail
3 122 (10.77%) Marketing
4 114 (10.06%) Banking
5 91 (8.03%) Telecoms
6 72 (6.35%) Games
7 63 (5.56%) Advertising
8 47 (4.15%) Publishing
9 33 (2.91%) Investment Banking
10 26 (2.29%) Law
11 7 (0.62%) Billing
12 6 (0.53%) Back Office
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.44%) Legal
14 3 (0.26%) Front Office
15 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 615 (54.28%) Analyst
2 544 (48.01%) Business Analyst
3 129 (11.39%) Agile Business Analyst
4 128 (11.30%) Developer
5 86 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
6 77 (6.80%) Senior Business Analyst
7 59 (5.21%) Product Owner
8 54 (4.77%) QA Engineer
9 50 (4.41%) Product Manager
10 43 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 43 (3.80%) Designer
11 42 (3.71%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.71%) Software Engineer
12 39 (3.44%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.35%) ScrumMaster
14 36 (3.18%) Data Scientist
15 34 (3.00%) Test Analyst
16 31 (2.74%) Tester
17 28 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
17 28 (2.47%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (13.15%) HTML
2 126 (11.12%) CSS
3 98 (8.65%) XML
4 84 (7.41%) .NET
5 67 (5.91%) SOAP
5 67 (5.91%) Web Services
6 60 (5.30%) REST
7 45 (3.97%) HTML5
8 44 (3.88%) Gherkin
8 44 (3.88%) Spring
9 38 (3.35%) jQuery
10 37 (3.27%) D3.js
11 36 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
11 36 (3.18%) SciPy
11 36 (3.18%) Cascalog
11 36 (3.18%) Pandas
11 36 (3.18%) scikit-learn
12 31 (2.74%) Hibernate
13 30 (2.65%) JSON
14 29 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 195 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (14.47%) User Experience
3 53 (4.68%) Visualisation
4 50 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 39 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (3.09%) FMCG
8 26 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.94%) Blog
10 19 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 18 (1.59%) iPhone
11 18 (1.59%) Digital Media
12 17 (1.50%) Wiki
13 16 (1.41%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
15 13 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.15%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.06%) IVR
16 12 (1.06%) NHS
16 12 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.47%) Apple iOS
2 45 (3.97%) Android
3 35 (3.09%) Windows
4 32 (2.82%) UNIX
5 20 (1.77%) Windows Phone
6 16 (1.41%) Linux
7 13 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.088%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.088%) Solaris
8 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 958 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (44.40%) Scrum
3 275 (24.27%) E-Commerce
4 238 (21.01%) Business Analysis
5 227 (20.04%) Use Case
6 186 (16.42%) Project Management
7 180 (15.89%) SDLC
8 170 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (14.92%) TDD
10 142 (12.53%) BDD
11 136 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 131 (11.56%) Waterfall
13 123 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 118 (10.41%) Kanban
15 114 (10.06%) UML
16 111 (9.80%) Analytics
17 106 (9.36%) Test Scripting
18 87 (7.68%) Automated Testing
19 83 (7.33%) MVC
20 82 (7.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 234 (20.65%) SQL
2 176 (15.53%) Java
3 142 (12.53%) JavaScript
4 114 (10.06%) C#
5 64 (5.65%) Ruby
6 57 (5.03%) Python
7 43 (3.80%) PHP
8 37 (3.27%) Bash Shell
9 36 (3.18%) Clojure
9 36 (3.18%) VBA
10 28 (2.47%) R
11 23 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 18 (1.59%) Groovy
14 14 (1.24%) C++
15 11 (0.97%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.88%) Scala
17 8 (0.71%) C
18 7 (0.62%) Apex Code
19 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 142 (12.53%) Degree
2 98 (8.65%) ISEB
3 16 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.44%) IIBA
6 5 (0.44%) CBAP
7 4 (0.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.088%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (26.04%) QA
2 19 (1.68%) Basel III
3 18 (1.59%) CRD IV
4 16 (1.41%) Basel II
5 7 (0.62%) MiFID
5 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
8 1 (0.088%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (3.27%) VirtualBox
2 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) HDFS
4 1 (0.088%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.088%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.088%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (3.27%) Vagrant
2 16 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.41%) TrustSec
3 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.26%) Ansible
4 3 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.088%) Nagios
5 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.088%) Salt
5 1 (0.088%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 80 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.03%) Oracle
3 33 (2.91%) IBM
4 25 (2.21%) Google
5 20 (1.77%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.41%) Cisco
7 16 (1.41%) Sourcefire
7 16 (1.41%) Guidewire
7 16 (1.41%) Lancope
8 15 (1.32%) Apple
9 12 (1.06%) KANA
10 11 (0.97%) Adobe
11 9 (0.79%) hybris
12 7 (0.62%) VMware
12 7 (0.62%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.44%) ATG
13 5 (0.44%) WorldPay
14 4 (0.35%) SEEBURGER
14 4 (0.35%) Coverity
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38711.00 - £44516.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886.00 - £61745.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886.00 - £61745.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 - £61000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £45K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago